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Whitewater State Park | Fort Snelling State Park | Myre Big Island State Park


Twin Cities Metro

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Afton State Park 10/30 The view of the valley from a distance shows a surprising... more details

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Fort Snelling State Park 11/07 Autumn is a beautiful time to explore Fort Snelling State... more details

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Interstate State Park 11/14 Final Report-The River and Sandstone Bluffs trails offer... more details

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Lake Maria State Park 11/04 Scattered colors remain throughout the park. Hiking trails... more details

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Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area 10/29 Hike along the river for some beautiful views. more details

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Wild River State Park 11/01 FINAL REPORT. Wild River State Park is a beautiful place... more details

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William O'Brien State Park 10/22 All trails are open and in good condition. more details

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Northeastern Minnesota

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Banning State Park 11/03 Fall color is Past Peak more details

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Bear Head Lake State Park 10/24 Final report for the 2013 season: Most of the deciduous... more details

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Cascade River State Park 10/20 FINAL REPORT! Even though the leaves have mostly fallen... more details

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Father Hennepin State Park 10/20 Hike to Pope's Point for a lovely sunset view of Lake Mille... more details

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Franz Jevne State Park 10/25 Hike along the river, or climb to the top of the rock... more details

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George Crosby Manitou State Park 10/28 Nearly all the leaves are down, and mornings are becoming... more details

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Gooseberry Falls State Park 10/24 Past peak. The fall colors season has ended up the gale... more details

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Grand Portage State Park 10/16 FINAL REPORT FOR THE 2013 SEASON. Overall leaf color is... more details

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Hill Annex Mine State Park 10/24 The Mesabi Bike Trail offers a great riding or walking... more details  

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Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle State Recreation Area 10/28 We have many beautiful overlooks from on top of our old... more details

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Jay Cooke State Park 10/25 Final Report -Past peak with a few scattered pockets of... more details

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Judge C.R. Magney State Park 10/30 FINAL REPORT! For a quiet fall experience, return hikers... more details

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Lake Vermilion State Park 10/13 Final Report -- wind has taken many leaves down. more details

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McCarthy Beach State Park 10/29 Final Report. The smoky gold of the tamaracks is starting... more details

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Moose Lake State Park 10/24 Final Report. Right now is a beautiful time to hike any of... more details

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Savanna Portage State Park 10/31 Final Report - Tamaracks are now a lovely gold. Very... more details

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Scenic State Park 10/24 Hike through the beautiful pine and hardwood stands of Tell... more details

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Schoolcraft State Park 10/24 Hike the trails or paddle on the Mississippi river for a... more details

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Soudan Underground Mine State Park 10/13 Final Report -- wind has removed many of the leaves. more details

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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park 10/23 Final Report - Sometimes it's a good thing when there are... more details

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St. Croix State Park 10/24 Drive out to the fire tower to get a bird's-eye view of the... more details

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Temperance River State Park 10/28 Nearly all the leaves are down, and mornings are becoming... more details

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Tettegouche State Park 10/28 Nearly all the leaves are down, and mornings are becoming... more details

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Northwestern Minnesota

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Big Bog State Recreation Area 10/25 Climb the fire tower for an excellent view of the changing... more details

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Buffalo River State Park 10/21 The main park road still offers some views of the oak trees... more details

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Charles A. Lindbergh State Park 10/20 Final Report- Charles Lindbergh State Park fall colors are... more details

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Crow Wing State Park 10/23 The river trails at the park are scenic any time of the... more details

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Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area 10/23 Final Report: Fall colors are past peak in Cuyuna Country. more details

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Glacial Lakes State Park 10/26 FINAL REPORT: The highest point in the park, a longer hike... more details

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Glendalough State Park 10/28 This is the final report for 2013: Some color remains on... more details

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Hayes Lake State Park 10/25 Final Report: The leaves have fallen as well as the temps;... more details

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Itasca State Park 10/22

Final Report: The Tamaracks are now... more details

 

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Lake Bemidji State Park 10/30 10/30, Last report: The bogwalk still offers gold and dark... more details

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Lake Bronson State Park 10/24 FINAL REPORT: It's still a great time of year to take a... more details

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Lake Carlos State Park 11/15 Past Peak - reporting discontinued more details

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Maplewood State Park 10/29 Final Report:Fall favorite sites to visit are hiking to the... more details

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Mille Lacs Kathio State Park 10/21 Climb the 100-foot observation tower for a spectacular view... more details

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Old Mill State Park 10/24 FINAL REPORT: Still a great time of year to get out and... more details

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Red River State Recreation Area 10/24 Travel bike trails and hiking trails along river for best... more details

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Zippel Bay State Park 10/25 Hike the trail from the big swimming beach to the jetty for... more details

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Southeastern Minnesota

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Beaver Creek Valley State Park 11/14 Hike up Hole-in Rock Trail or Switch Back trail to gaze out... more details

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Carley State Park 11/14 Hike the trails year round to enjoy great views overlooking... more details

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Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park 11/06 The vibrant color has faded to rusty brown. ... more details

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Frontenac State Park 11/09 Follow the park road to the picnic area at the end. Spend... more details

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Great River Bluffs State Park 11/14 Hike to any of the park's 5 scenic overlooks for beautiful... more details

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John A. Latsch State Park 11/14 Hike to the top of Mt. charity to get a great view of the... more details

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Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park 10/30 Check out any of our trails through the woods for the last... more details

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Rice Lake State Park 11/06 The prairie plot next to the park office is a good place to... more details

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Sakatah Lake State Park 11/01 FINAL REPORT :The best places to see some fall color yet... more details

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Whitewater State Park 11/14 Fall colors are done but now is a great time to hike the... more details

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Southwestern Minnesota

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Big Stone Lake State Park 10/30 This is the final report for the season. Most of the... more details

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Blue Mounds State Park 10/25 Last Report more details

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Camden State Park 11/13 Final Report. more details

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Flandrau State Park 11/13 Overlook the park valley from Indian Point lookout. Walk... more details

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Fort Ridgely State Park 10/28 Drive through the park on Hwy 21 to see prairie grasses. ... more details

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Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area 10/24 Park your vehicle at the public water access site on the... more details

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Kilen Woods State Park 10/28 Slowly but surely more yellows are showing in the trees.... more details

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Lac Qui Parle State Park 10/30 Final report...there are about 14,500 geese on the LQP... more details

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Lake Shetek State Park 11/06 Last Report more details

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Minneopa State Park 10/30 Hike any of the trail sections along the ridgeline to see... more details

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Monson Lake State Park 10/31 A visit to Monson Lake should begin at the picnic grounds,... more details

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Sibley State Park 10/31 Once you arrive at Sibley, go straight to the Interpretive... more details

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Split Rock Creek State Park 10/25 Last Report more details

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Upper Sioux Agency State Park 10/28 FINAL REPORT FOR THE 2013 SEASON The scenic overlook and... more details

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